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Hemicrania Continua Responsive to Intravenous Methyl Prednisolone
Article first published online: 8 OCT 2008
© 2008 the Authors. Journal compilation © 2008 American Headache Society
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 49, Issue 4, pages 604–607, April 2009
How to Cite
Prakash, S., Brahmbhatt, K. J., Chawda, N. T. and Tandon, N. (2009), Hemicrania Continua Responsive to Intravenous Methyl Prednisolone. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 49: 604–607. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2008.01269.x
- Issue published online: 25 MAR 2009
- Article first published online: 8 OCT 2008
- Accepted for publication August 3, 2008.
- hemicrania continua;
- methyl prednisolone;
- headache and steroid
Hemicrania continua (HC) is a strictly unilateral, continuous primary headache disorder with periodic exacerbations, usually accompanied by cranial autonomic disturbances. Exquisite and persistent effect of indomethacin is a fundamental property of HC. We report 2 patients of HC in which attacks were successfully eliminated by repeated infusion of methyl prednisolone.